Dr. Wolfgang Bolz studied dental medicine at the University of Munich. He was Secretary General of the German Society of Periodontology (DGP) from 1989 to 1998, founding member of the European Association for Osseointegration (EAO) and its Secretary General from 1991 to 2000. Dr. Bolz was founder and Editorial Board member of the journal „Parodontologie“. In 1999, the DGP elected him Specialist for Periodontology. He founded the Institute for Periodontology and implantology (IPI) in Munich in 1994, together with Prof. Wachtel. In early 2009, they opened the “BolzWachtel Dental Clinic”. He is organizer of numerous national and international meetings and workshops and (co-)author of many scientific articles on periodontology and implant dentistry.